Forest Foliar Co-ordinating Centre (FFCC)
Registration for the current Needle/Leaf Interlaboratory Test
The registration of the laboratories with their password is avalaible here for the current interlaboratory test. If there are changes in responsible person, name, address, phone number and the e-mail address, don't forget to correct this information here in the database.
Data Submission for the current Needle/Leaf Interlaboratory Test
Data submission and confirmation of the results must be done by the participating laboratories on their own with this web-based interface to an Oracle database. If your laboratory is analysing foliar samples for the ICP-Forests Programme on Level II, the interlaboratory test samples should be analysed within this sample batch, but they must be finished before the deadline.
Submit Results
Mandatory, optional and additional elements and their units
The mandatory parameters S, N, P, K, Ca, Mg, C must be analysed, optional parameters Zn, Mn, Fe, Cu, Pb, Cd, B, As, Cr, Co, Hg and Ni can be analysed and a lot of other elements are possible. The units and all possible elements are shown here.  >>>
Limits for the interlaboratory comparison test evaluation
In the agreements of the Meetings of the Expert Panel Foliage and Litterfallin As (1994), Vienna (1997), Bonn (1999), Prague (2003), Madrid (2007) and Hamburg (2009) and in the 3rd Meeting of the Heads of the Laboratories the following tolerable limits, maximum acceptable limits of quantification and the lowest evaluated result for foliage ringtest samples were fixed.  >>>
ICP Forests Manual - Update 2010
The monitoring manual documents the harmonized methods for sampling and analysis as adopted by the participating countries of ICP Forests. A general revision of the ICP Forests monitoring manual has been carried out in spring 2010. The updated parts of the manual have been adopted by the programme Task Force on 1 June 2010. >>>
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